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by Melvin Burgess
illustrated by Cathy Brett


Powerful family drama about a girl in a coma.

SKU: SKU367433 Categories: ,

Reading Age: 7 Interest Age: Teen

ISBN: 978-1-78112-494-9

There’s a woman who visits Marianne every day. She’s desperate and upset, but Marianne is unable to reach out to her – she’s in a coma. A powerful drama about a mother clinging to hope and a daughter trying to find her way back.



Information for Adults:This book has a dyslexia-friendly layout, typeface and paperstock so that even more readers can enjoy it. It has been edited to a reading age of 7.

AR Level – 2.9

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Persist by Melvin Burgess

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